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Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:28am
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FARMERVILLE — The employment future of a man hired as a policeman by the Bernice Board of Aldermen ended before he started work with his arrest on domestic violence charges. At its meeting July 11,
the board was asked considered hiring three full-time
officers. A report published
following the meeting stated that Chief Ricky Albritton and assistant chief
Justin Yruegas are the only
full-time employees. The
names of three potential 
new full-time employees
were submitted for the board to consider and one — Darin Owen — was approved. Court records by the Lincoln Parish Sheriff’s Office shows...

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07/18/2017
Poverty Point World Heritage Site will host a live prehistoric cooking demonstration, featuring the earth oven method of cooking at 11 a.m. Saturday. Visitors will be able to sample the food prepared...
07/18/2017
More new housing units are coming to Ruston. The city’s planning and zoning commission on Monday approved Jaclin Corporation’s conditional use application to build six two-story townhouses on East...
07/18/2017
Ruston Junior High and Ruston High School students students will see two major projects completed when they return the classroom in August: upgrades to the auditorium at RHS and new restrooms at RJHS...
07/18/2017
If you’re thinking about fishing in the Mayfield Park pond, you might want to reconsider. The city began draining the pond Monday as part of a project aimed at deepening the six-acre pond and...
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07/17/2017
Editor’s note: This is the first story in a two-part series updating the community about upgrades to parish schools. After Ruston city schools completed security upgrades on all campuses last year,...
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07/17/2017
As the deadline for sponsors and artist submissions passed Friday, the Ruston Cultural District Board’s Bulldog Project is officially past stage one. Haley Perot, president of the board, said she is...
07/15/2017
Grambling State University, Grambling University Foundation, Inc. and the Grambling University National Alumni Association are calling on all alumni, students and supporters of the university to help...
07/15/2017
The rebuilt East Kentucky Avenue Bridge is scheduled to open at 8 a.m. Monday. The two-lane bridge has been closed since the end of May for widening and shoring along the portion of Colvin Creek that...
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07/15/2017
For 30 years, MedCamps of Louisiana has served thousands of special needs youth from the region to experience one of America’s greatest pastimes — summer camp. “You get introduced to a whole new...
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07/14/2017
Former Lincoln Parish Police Juror Annie Brown is being remembered today for her “heart of gold” and dedication to the community causes in which she was involved. Brown, 88, died July 5. Funeral...